Sumter, South Carolina

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Sumter, South Carolina
Downtown Sumter
Downtown Sumter
Nickname(s): 
"Gamecock City"
Motto(s): 
"Uncommon Patriotism"
Location of Sumter in South Carolina
Location of Sumter in South Carolina
Coordinates: 33°55′37″N 80°21′49″W / 33.92694°N 80.36361°W / 33.92694; -80.36361Coordinates: 33°55′37″N 80°21′49″W / 33.92694°N 80.36361°W / 33.92694; -80.36361
CountryUnited States
stateSouth Carolina
countySumter
Incorporated1845
Government
 • MayorJoe McElveen
 • City managerDeron McCormick
Area
 • Total26.7 sq mi (53.0 km2)
 • Land26.6 sq mi (50.8 km2)
 • Water0.2 sq mi (4.2 km2)
Elevation
171 ft (52 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total40,524
 • Rank8th in South Carolina
 • Density1,545/sq mi (596.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP code
29150, 29151, 29153, 29154
Area code(s)803
FIPS code45-70405[1]
GNIS feature ID1251074[2]
Websitewww.sumtersc.gov

Sumter /ˈsʌmtər/ is a city in and the county seat of Sumter County, South Carolina, United States.[3] The population was 39,643 at the 2000 census,[1] and it rose to 40,524 at the 2010 census.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14.